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A four-legged friend waits to be seen at the free pet clinic during the Open House Ministries block party Thursday afternoon.

People, services connect during Vancouver resource fair

A four-legged friend waits to be seen at the free pet clinic during the Open House Ministries block party Thursday afternoon.

August 10, 2023, 5:39pm Clark County News

A line of people in downtown Vancouver held squirming cats and dogs awaiting veterinary care while nearby hairdressers brushed away freshly cut locks off people’s shoulders. A ball thrown by a young boy bull’s-eyes a large red button, and an Open House Ministries’ chaplain splashes into the dunk tank once… Read story

Sen. Patty Murray speaks at a roundtable on ending youth homelessness on Aug. 8. 2023.

WA Sen. Patty Murray proposes new grants to help prevent youth homelessness

Sen. Patty Murray speaks at a roundtable on ending youth homelessness on Aug. 8. 2023.

August 10, 2023, 7:44am Latest News

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Tuesday announced legislation that seeks to funnel more federal dollars to local programs that help prevent youth homelessness. Read story

Officer Tyler Chavers, whose work involves outreach to people experiencing homelessness, says he plans to stay with the city's Homeless Assistance Response Team for the rest of his career.

Vancouver police Officer Tyler Chavers builds trust, relationships as member of city’s homeless response team

Officer Tyler Chavers, whose work involves outreach to people experiencing homelessness, says he plans to stay with the city's Homeless Assistance Response Team for the rest of his career.

August 2, 2023, 6:08am Clark County News

Officer Tyler Chavers didn’t grow up dreaming of one day donning a navy blue uniform and badge. And if you told him he’d one day be in law enforcement working with homelessness? Read story

On Saturday, Living Hope Church and Thrive2Survive will hosts its second annual car show. Proceeds will go toward the church and nonprofit.

Vancouver car show to aid homelessless nonprofit, church

On Saturday, Living Hope Church and Thrive2Survive will hosts its second annual car show. Proceeds will go toward the church and nonprofit.

July 25, 2023, 6:30pm Churches & Religion

Rev your engines and support those in need. Read story

Kathleen Stevens, of Hazel Dell, is a self-proclaimed "Shelter Broker" who helps women dealing with domestic violence find safe shelter in Clark County.

More than 15% of homeless in Clark County are fleeing domestic violence

Kathleen Stevens, of Hazel Dell, is a self-proclaimed "Shelter Broker" who helps women dealing with domestic violence find safe shelter in Clark County.

July 25, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

The number of people in Clark County who told local providers they became homeless due to domestic violence nearly doubled between 2019 and 2020, according to Council for the Homeless’ annual system data. Read story

Felida resident Rich Marsee bicycles to Vancouver Lake on Tuesday. He rides six days a week to raise money for Share and FISH Vancouver, agencies that helped his son, Scott, when he was homeless. Scott died in 2022.

Felida father bicycles through grief after death of son

Felida resident Rich Marsee bicycles to Vancouver Lake on Tuesday. He rides six days a week to raise money for Share and FISH Vancouver, agencies that helped his son, Scott, when he was homeless. Scott died in 2022.

July 22, 2023, 6:10am Clark County Life

When Rich Marsee sees people living on the street, he thinks of his son, Scott, who died last year at 41 after a long struggle with alcohol, drugs and homelessness. Read story

Share Vancouver Executive Director Diane McWithey has retired after 34 years.

‘Spirit of collaboration’: Share’s longtime executive director retires

Share Vancouver Executive Director Diane McWithey has retired after 34 years.

July 17, 2023, 6:08am Clark County News

After 34 years leading the nonprofit Share, Diane McWithey has announced her retirement. Read story

Dale Moon has been living in his 1985 Ford motor home but can't bring it to an RV park in Vancouver because of its age.

RV age limits in Vancouver cause strife

Dale Moon has been living in his 1985 Ford motor home but can't bring it to an RV park in Vancouver because of its age.

July 12, 2023, 6:15am Business

After getting a divorce last year, Josh, who asked only his first name be used for privacy, needed a place to live that was affordable and still close to his two young children in Vancouver. With high rents for apartments in the city, he opted to buy a used 21-year-old… Read story

Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Clark County donate $30,000 to Share

June 29, 2023, 5:58am Clark County News

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe and Cowlitz Tribal Foundation Clark County donated $30,000 to support Share’s meal and nutrition programs. Read story

Colorful summer flower baskets hang from the pallet units at Safe Stay Community.

Homelessness on rise in Clark County, especially among newly homeless

Colorful summer flower baskets hang from the pallet units at Safe Stay Community.

June 28, 2023, 6:36pm Clark County News

People are entering homelessness faster than Clark County agencies can house them. Read story